Dec 05 2018

Johns Island Holiday Market Returns

By Fraiser Block for The Island Connection The Johns Island Farmers Market will host its Holiday extravaganza on Saturday, Dec. 22 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the site of the weekly farmers market on the campus of Charleston Collegiate School, 2024 Academy Road (just off Bohicket and Plowground). The Johns Island Holiday Market will feature …

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Dec 04 2018

Timbers Kiawah Celebrates Grand Opening

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer Photos by  Shawn O’Connor Overcast skies couldn’t knock the shine off the grand opening of Timbers Kiawah. Fall’s warmth wrapped around a game of bocce ball underway before the start of the Nov. 18 celebration, making “island casual” attire perfectly comfortable. Caterers were already setup, and …

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Nov 29 2018

Seabrook Island Artist Guild Artist Of The Month: December 2018

By Betsy Turner for The Island Connection The Seabrook Island Artist Guild Announces that the December Artist of the Month will be Bob LeFevre.  LeFevre retired from a successful career in business at the age of 55 to pursue his passion – oil painting. He started taking private art lessons when he was 9 and …

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Nov 28 2018

Watercolor, Oil At Todd & Huff

By Pat Huff for The Island Connection Plein Air Magazine’s Grand Salon Winner, Stewart White, conducted a two-day workshop for Todd & Huff Art Center on Oct.22 and 23. White, from Baltimore, Maryland, works in watercolor and oil. His unique handling of oil paint is developed from his watercolor background. White brings his job as …

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Nov 28 2018

Archaeological Dig Breaks Ground Fall 2018

By Kelly Ryan for The Island Connection  One of the South’s most important historic sites, The Pinckney Mansion, is about to be the subject of a nationally relevant archeological dig. The Pinckney Mansion, among the first grand homes in Charleston, was an early inhabitant on Charleston’s colonial waterfront. “[The Pinckney Mansion] is arguably the most …

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Nov 27 2018

Walter Robinson On Newspapers

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer Walter Robinson was the Boston Globe’s Editor-at-Large when the vaunted newspaper broke the story of a decades long cover-up of child molestation perpetrated by the local Catholic Archdiocese. He won a Pulitzer Prize for the series of reports, and a movie (Spotlight) predicated on the Globe’s …

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Nov 27 2018

Fashion Forward Thinking

By Sara Campbell for The Island Connection Since fall and holiday fashion shows happen more than six months before the first autumn leaf turns yellow, it’s easy to forget which motifs graced runways in multiples during Fashion Week. When fall apparel trickles into stores in July, Charlestonians are certainly more concerned with taming frizz and …

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Nov 26 2018

Seabrookers Support Birdies For The Brave

Staff Report for The Island Connection Seabrook Island residents Jeff and Sharon Austin attended the most recent Birdies for the Brave event, on Sea Island, Nov. 13. Jeff is a PGA life member and a Callaway Master Fitter. Birdies for the Brave, a program supported by the PGA Tour, is a national military outreach initiative, …

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Nov 26 2018

Seabrook Island Club Wins Annual Three Island Challenge

By Colin McCandless for The Island Connection The annual Three Island Challenge golf event, which pitted teams from Wild Dunes Resort, Seabrook Island Club and Kiawah Island Golf Resort against each other in a game called “Nines,” produced a new winner this year. Defending champs Team Wild Dunes won the first leg on their home …

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Nov 25 2018

Town Of Kiawah Island Elections: Candidates In Their Own Words

By Katy Calloway, Managing Editor for The Island Connection The Town of Kiawah Island will hold its municipal elections on Tuesday, Dec. 4. Fran Wermuth withdrew her bid for the Mayor’s seat on Nov. 14, which leaves just one candidate for Mayor and four Councilmember candidates, all uncontested in their respective races. Despite the competition, …

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